Vela Dream

Your dream vacation on sailboat!


Sailing courses

Particularly sensitive to the culture of the sea in all its forms and aspects, we organize training and educational activities in order to spread, especially among young people water sports, the culture and the knowledge of the sea in order to help bring as many as possible to recreational boating and with, consequentially to promote in the area where we operate nautical tourism.
n this context, thanks to our long experience in the field of recreational boating and our proximity to the “Nautical Education Centres” operating in Agropoli, where our operating headquarters are located, we organize sailing courses that can bring young people closer to water sports.

Knowing how to go by sea

Thanks to our courses, we intend to make acquiring the capacity and ability to lead in safety our recreational yachts.
Our sailing courses, therefore, provide the theoretical knowledge and practices required for the conduct of pleasure yachts, although not directly aimed at achievement of the sailing license.

We offer you the opportunity to follow our courses according to your specific needs. We organize special cruises with:

  • sailing training;
  • full immersion of a week with theoretical and practical instructions directly by boat;
  • daily excursions during the week in Agropoli;
  • weekend with overnight on board if you can not easily reach our base.
Sailing courses in Southern Italy 1


Basic course: Theory

  • 18 lessons of 1h e 15? each (distributed during the week of full immersion, or during two working days a week, at 19.30 hrs Tuesday and Thursday, or during three weekends);
  • textbook exercises and handouts;
  • use of marine charts, squares, compasses, stationery.

The lessons will be held in Agropoli (Salerno). The program will be developed to provide all the basics concepts for the conduct of our sailing boats in complete safety with reference to the programs covered by the Decree Decree 29 July 2008, n. 146 – Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport (Regulation implementing Article 65 of Legislative Decree 18 July 2005, n. 171, on the pleasure boating code).

The first lesson is free and without any obligation. Free frequency: you can follow one of our sailing courses according to your needs and for the time required for your preparation.

Practical lessons: Sailing

  • weekend in sailing, overnight on board, common pot is excluded (galley, etc.), Training in all maneuvers on which the exam will focus;
  • the planned practical tests can be decreased or increased depending on the initial capacity of the member.

The practice tests will be performed to ensure the preparation to the safe operation of our boat Bavaria 40.

Sailing and motor courses aimed at achieving nautical license
Thanks to an agreement signed with a nautical school operating in Battipaglia (Salerno), we are able to organize courses for obtaining a sailing license to sail within and beyond 12 miles.
The lectures will be held in the classroom teaching of the Nautical School in Battipaglia at the times of reported and which shall be agreed directly with the students and in accordance with current ministerial programs.
For the practical tests it is valid what is stated for the practical activities of the sailing culture courses.



For info, prices and reservations contact us by filling out the form below (or in the CONTACTS page) or by calling +393297711447.

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(39) 329.7711447

via San Francesco 36, Agropoli (SA), ITALIA

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